Article Date 08/04/2021

Alberta will vaccinate 2,000 employees at Cargill meat packing plant

Source Globe and Mail

Alberta intends to offer vaccines to about 2,000 meat-packing employees at their worksite this month as part of an effort to target citizens most at risk of contracting the coronavirus and who might otherwise struggle to access or accept shots.

A mass vaccination clinic for employees at Cargill Ltd.'s High River operation, which was the site of the largest workplace outbreak of COVID-19 in Canada, is scheduled to start around April 20, according to one of the doctors leading the project. Employees at Cargill's Case Ready facility in Calgary may also be included.

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